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Koyambedu wholesale market has been witnessing a significant reduction in arrival of shoppers. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
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Koyambedu wholesale market has been witnessing a significant reduction in arrival of shoppers. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam

Veggies turn bitter

Heat wave in Andhra, poor rainfall all combine to increase vegetable prices. »
Waiting for a makeover:The vacant site of Tamil Nadu Housing Board at Ennore where CMDA plans a container terminal in Chennai.—Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam

Container terminal planned in Ennore

In an attempt to ease congestion caused by lorries that deliver and collect cargo from the city sea ports, the State government is planning to create a container terminal in Ennore.Chennai M... »
Residents often get an ‘engaged’ tone when they dial the call centres of Tangedco.- file Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam

Missing operators render fuse off call centres useless

How many times have you tried to reach the Fuse off Call Centres of Tangedgo and been frustrated by a constant engaged tone? If residents are unable to reach the designated numbers to complain abou... »

Online healthcare services mushroom

While patients and some doctors find these portals and apps immensely useful, other doctors express apprehension over them. »
Farmers displayed up to 800 varieties of paddy.Photo: M. Vedhan

Seeding for a healthy future

It was his urge to give good pesticide-free food and thereby, a healthy life to his young daughter that drove R. Mithunkumar to get into community farming. “I also have a terrace garden. I am right... »
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CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

The dhal in your meal just got hotter

Adding to the woes of the tax-paying common man, prices of pulses have gone up by around Rs. 30 a kilo from April. Unseasonal rain, rupee depreciation and shortage of materials in the internationa... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Awareness camp on EPFO initiatives

In an attempt to reach out to the public at their doorstep, Office of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Tambaram and Puducherry, on Saturday conducted a ‘PF Aapke Dwar’ (EPFO at you... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Five fishermen missing at sea

Five fishermen from Jeevarathinam Nagar in Kasimedu who ventured into the Bay of Bengal are reportedly missing.The men — R. Kadumbadi (33), R. Mayandi (35), G. Sakthivel (23), D. Mani (25) a... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Drunk man kills sons

A father killed his two young sons reportedly in an inebriated state at their home in Tiruvallur on Saturday afternoon after being enraged over his wife refusing to return from her mother’s house f... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

AIADMK functionary hacked to death

In the second murder of a political party member in the city, an All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam functionary was hacked to death at Kuttiyappan Second Street, Kilpauk, on Saturday morning. »
A.C.Muthiah and N.Srinivasan at the swearing-in.Photo: S.R.Raghunathan
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Old pals meet each other

Tamil Nadu’s business and cricket administration doyens N. Srinivasan and A.C. Muthiah are normally seen throwing brickbats at each other.On Saturday, visitors at the swearing-in ceremony of... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Lone Centre's representative

The BJP on Saturday chose to play it safe at the swearing-in ceremony of AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa as Chief Minister, with only Union Minister Pon Randhakrishnan representing the Centre at the even... »
Posters welcoming AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa to contest in R.K. Nagar constituency.— Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
Chennai, May 24, 2015

Focus now shifts to R.K. Nagar

Now that the swearing-in ceremony is over, the focus will shift to Radhakrishnan Nagar (RK Nagar), where the AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa is expected to contest a by-election. It will be the first t... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Failed students of Sainik school move HC

The Madras High Court has ordered issuing notice to respondents on petitions filed by parents of 13 students of Sainik School at Amaravathinagar, who had claimed that they were being forced to coll... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Registry to help patients find stem cell matches

Jeevan Blood Bank and Research Centre has launched the Jeevan Stem Cell Registry, to help Indians with blood cancers, thalassemia, sickle cell disease and other blood disorders find stem cell match... »

CBSE, State boards to bring in gender sensitivity modules

Essar not to buy Nokia’s Chennai plant

The fallout of mobile usage

Chennai choked as cadre rejoice

Reservoirs to get a makeover

VCK functionary murder: three suspects held

Remover of her obstacles?

How some roads got a makeover on Friday

CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Premium express train through Chennai

A premium express train between Patna and Bangalore Cantonment through Chennai Central has been launched.Train 22353 will leave Patna at 11.30 p.m. on Thursdays on May 28, June 4, 11, 18 and... »
May 24, 2015

Put Chutney tickles, has food for thought too

After its hilarious take ‘What if Batman was from Chennai’, Put Chutney – which seems to have gained a fan following on its own right in the city, came up with ‘What if Avengers were from South Ind... »
chennai, May 24, 2015

PPR: Woman found dead


A 26-year-old homemaker was found dead in her house at New Washermanpet on Saturday morning. An RDO enquiry has been ordered into the demise following allegations tha... »
Officials report many of the residents are not cooperating with them. —Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Electoral roll purification drive comes to an end today

With at least 40 per cent of voters yet to link their voter ID with their Aadhaar or mobile number in many of the constituencies in the city, the Chennai Corporation is in a scramble to cover maxim... »
'Amma' Subramanian covered his body with mud he brought from his hometown in Pudukottai district to attend the swearing-in. -Photo.M. Moorthy
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

A jamboree for ruling partymen

Rasammal Ganesan does not remember the year of her birth, but only that she is about 63 years old. What this native of Sellur village in Nagapattinam district remembers distinctly is that she got h... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Ministers take oath in chorus

The audience for the swearing-in of the Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was in for a surprise on Saturday when the Ministers chose to take the oath of office in batches and in not so... »
Garbage scattered off Marina beach in Chennai on Saturday. -Photo. M. Moorthy
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

A trail of garbage left behind at Marina

Several thousands who had come to watch the swearing-in ceremony from the sands of the Marina on Saturday left behind a trail of garbage along the beach and on roads leading to the University of Ma... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

High Court for putting exam results of SI recruitment in abeyance

During the recruitment for the posts of Sub Inspectors of Police, for which the written examination was held on Saturday, the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) should have gi... »
New slogan of the government at bus shelters after Chief Minister Jayalalithaa took oath of office on Saturday.Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

New ads in praise of Jayalalithaa

  : With Chief Minister Jayalalithaa at the helm, Chennai Corporation on Saturday started an advertisement drive in civic amenities such as bus shelters with a new catc... »
CHENNAI, May 24, 2015

Electronic toll all set to roll out

Electronic toll collection will soon become a reality with tests currently being carried out at 33 plazas in the State.“Equipment to scan radio frequency identity cards has been installed at... »

CBSE results delay keeps parents and students on tenterhooks

Chennai reservoirs to get a makeover

Their wait for jobs continues

CBSE, State boards to bring in gender sensitivity modules

DMK functionary attacked by gang

Girl killed in accident

Traffic thrown out of gear

CBSE results delay keeps parents and students on tenterhooks

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on May 08, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »